VITA

Education

Cornell University
Doctor of Philosophy (Expected 2024)
Psychology

Mt. San Antonio College

Associate of Arts (2014)

Psychology and Political Science

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts (2016)

Psychology, with High Distinction and Honors in Major

Research Interests

Emotion, intrapersonal and interpersonal emotion regulation, social exclusion, interpersonal processes

Awards and Honors

Publications

​(note: asterisk [*] denotes undergraduate mentee)

  1. Milton, S.,* Manfredi, N.,* Cress, D.,* Lee, R.T., & Zayas, V. (in press). More than an icon: Public figures mitigate emotional distress [Special section of top 20% reviewed extended abstracts from the 8th Annual Society for Affective Science Conference]. Affective Science.
     

  2. Rosenfeld, D.L., Balcetis, E., Bastian, B., Berkman, E.T., Bosson, J.K., Brannon, T.N, Burrow, A., Cameron, C.D., Chen, S., Cook, J., Crandall, C., Davidai, S., Dhont, K., Eastwick, P., Gaither, S., Gangestad, S., Gilovich, T., Gray, K., . . . Lee, R.T., . . . Tomiyama, A.J. (in press). Psychological science in the wake of COVID-19: Social, methodological, and meta-scientific considerations. Perspectives on Psychological Science.
     

  3. Zayas, V., Lee, R.T., & Shoda, Y. (in press). Modeling the mind: Assessment of if…then… profiles as a window to shared psychological processes and individual differences. In D. Wood, S.J. Read, P.D. Harms, & A. Slaughter (Eds.) Measuring and Modeling Persons and Situations. Elsevier.
     

  4. Darling-Hammond, S., Lee, R.T., & Mendoza-Denton, R. (2020). Interracial contact at work: Does workplace diversity reduce bias?. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations. Advance online publication.  
    doi: 10.1177/1368430220932636  
    [PDF]
     

  5. Perez, A.D., Lee, R.T., & Mendoza-Denton, R. (2020). Belonging in schools. In C. Worrell, T.L. Hughes, & D.D. Dixson (Eds.) Cambridge Handbook of Applied School Psychology (pp. 157-169). Cambridge University Press.
     

  6. Zayas, V., Sridharan, V., Lee, R.T., & Shoda, Y. (2019). Addressing two blind spots of commonly used experimental designs: The highly-repeated within-person approach. Social and Personality Psychology Compass. doi: 10.1111/spc3.12487 [PDF]
     

  7. Lee, R.T., Perez, A.D., Boykin, C.M., & Mendoza-Denton, R. (2019). On the prevalence of racial discrimination in the United States. PLoS ONE, 14(1):e0210698.​​ doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0210698 [PDF]
     

  8. Campos, J.J., Camras, L.A., Lee, R.T., He, M., & Campos, R.G. (2018). A relational recasting of the principles of emotional competence. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, (15)6, 711-727.
    doi: 10.1080/17405629.2018.1502921 [PDF]

Manuscripts In-preparation or Under review

  1. Lee, R.T., Surenkok, G., Baum, S.M., & Critcher, C.R., & Zayas, V. (in prep.). Preferential treatment leads to exclusion of rejected others by included individuals.
     

  2. Darling-Hammond, S., Lee, R.T., & Mendoza-Denton, R. (in prep.). Longitudinal trends in interracial contact and racial bias effects.
     

  3. Zayas, V., Lee, R.T., Gaby, J., Gunaydin, G., & Shoda, Y. (in prep.). Towards reverse engineering personality: From situation assessment to personality to behavioral prediction.